Do you know fourth Friday of November is called the Black Friday? Well, in this article we’ll let you know what is Black Friday and why this is so special to wait for? In one-liner, we’ll say get ready for big discounts on Black Friday deals. In fact it is long awaited and most popular day in the United States and some other parts of the world to prepare for the forthcoming Christmas.
Online shopping is the trend that is getting popularity especially after the introduction of faster internet on 3G/4G spectrum and easily accessible smartphones in the market. Most of the young generation prefers to browse their favourite product online, compare price tags and order for home delivery. It feels really comfortable to stay at home, compare and select a product, order and receive delivery at their doorstep.
Meanwhile online stores are also there to introduce big discounts on special events throughout the year. One of such events is the Black Friday. Right from the start of November, Black Friday is hitting our ears every day with announcements of big discounts waiting for us.
What is Black Friday?
Before exploring deals in the town let us know what is Black Friday. For everyone around the Christian world, Black Friday marks the official start of the holiday season. It is the time to do some serious Christmas shopping. Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving, and it is one of the major shopping days of the year in the United States – falling anywhere between November 23 and 29.
The term Black Friday was first used in the 1960s to mark a start of the Christmas Shopping Season. “Black” signifies the stores moving from the “red” to the “black,” referring to the time when accounting records were kept by hand, and red ink indicated a loss while black a profit.
Ever since the start of the new Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924, the Friday after Thanksgiving has been known as the unofficial start to a busy holiday shopping season. While it’s not recognised as an official US holiday, many employees have the day off, except of course those working in retail so that they can help us shop.
Black Friday 2016
Set to be observed on 25th of November this year, Black Friday 2016 sales in Pakistan are expected to be one crazy event this time. A lot of business tycoons have already released their attractive statements about the upcoming discounts and offers that they would be offering for this day.
On the other hands, many of the big retail brands are not going to disclose their offers before time. They are going to hold the suspense until the last moment and then immediately blast the timings for their flash Black Friday sales.
Major online stores in Pakistan have already shown their commitment to offer big discounts on their outlets. The most prominent of these is Daraz.pk that has announced massive 70% discount on the eve of Black Friday 2016. They have already a virtual countdown on their website. If you remember more than 1.5 million customers visited online shopping site in 2015 on Black Friday.
Other major online shopping stores are also jumping on this bandwagon. Sites like Yayvo.com, Zambeel.com, BnB Accessories, HomeAppliances.pk, Daydeals.pk, Kaymu.pk, Jochaho.pk, and Sastaticket.pk have already aroused the customers by promises of worthwhile discounts on Black Friday 2016. It is expected to go as high as up to 80% off on various products.
The prominent fashion stores like Sapphire and Khaadi are also expected to repeat their previous year offering when they put a flat 50% off tag on their products. We can expect that other stakeholders of fashion industry would also jump into the field this year.
Keep visiting us as we’ll update all the prominent offers and discounts being announced on the eve of Black Friday 2016. Don’t forget to write your vies in the comment box below.